Immigration and Nationality Law

Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd.’s immigration and nationality law practice group offers clients a unique depth and scope of expertise and experience equaled by few other law firms in the country. The group is led by two of the country’s most respected and experienced immigration and nationality lawyers, Kalman D. Resnick and Terry Yale Feiertag, and supported by a team of talented lawyers and skilled paralegals.

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We represent global and local businesses, universities, educational and medical centers, and law firms as well as individual foreign nationals and their families in the full scope of U.S. immigration and nationality law matters, including the following:

  • Non-immigrant and immigrant employment and business visas

  • Family-based immigration petitions and applications

  • Adjustment of status and immigrant visa processing

  • Workplace enforcement and employer sanctions issues

  • Non-immigrant and immigrant investor visas

  • Asylum and refugee matters

  • Naturalization and citizenship applications

  • Deportation removal and defense

  • Labor certifications

  • Administrative appeals and federal court actions

HSPRD attorneys represent clients before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. consular posts around the world. In addition, we are skilled litigators in federal court and in administrative appellate litigation. Our immigration practice group brings intellectual rigor and zealous advocacy to our roles as counselors and advocates in all areas of immigration and nationality law.

  • William B. Schiller, Employment-Based Immigration: The First Three Preferences, Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice (AILA Publications) (2007 to date)

  • William B. Schiller, Working Effectively with Corporate and Individual Clients in Immigration Law, published in Immigration Law Client Strategies, Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books) (2008)

  • Terry Yale Feiertag, Fundamentals of Employing Highly Skilled Foreign Nationals, in Employing Highly Skilled Foreign Nationals: Leading Lawyers on Counseling Clients, Obtaining H-1B Visas, and Developing a Successful Immigration Strategy 155-74 (2009).

  • Marta Delgado, Summary of New Implementation of SEVIS Fee for Certain Foreign and Exchange Visitors, 42 Globe 1 (2004).

  • Robert Krug, Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers, in Business Immigration Law: Forms & Filings (L. J. Press 2010).

  • Ian D. Wagreich, Physician Immigration Advocacy – Tips and Strategies at the Physician Immigration Institute, Washington, DC (Dec. 5, 2016).

  • Kalman Resnick, “Lady Luck is on Your Side! Present Impact of Family Immigration History” at the 2016 American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference (June 22, 2016). 

  • Kendra H.M. Scheuerlein, “Crimmigration: When Criminal and Immigration Law Paths Cross,” hosted by the Society for Asylum and Immigration Law and the Journal for Social Justice, at DePaul University College of Law (April 7, 2016). 

  • Ian D. Wagreich, University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Immigration and Entrepreneurship: A conversation with USCIS, Chicago, IL (May 8, 2013). 

  • Terry Yale Feiertag, Oops, I Did It Again: Tips and Tricks for Avoiding Malpractice Traps, presentation at American Immigration Lawyers Association’s 2012 conference, Nashville, Tennessee (June 15, 2012).

  • Ian D. Wagreich, Basic Concepts of I-140 Preparation at the AILA Annual Conference, Nashville, TN (June 15, 2012).

  • Robert Krug, Perspectives on Immigration, Panelist discussion regarding employment-based immigration at DePaul University (Oct. 23, 2009).

  • Robert Krug, Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing, Address and panelist discussion at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Fundamentals Conference (Apr. 7, 2009).

  • Robert Krug, A Smorgasbord of Business Immigration Basics: A Primer for Family/Removal Practitioners, Address and panelist discussion at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference (Oct. 21, 2008).

  • Ian D. Wagreich, Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Options for International Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (February 12, 2007).

  • Marta Delgado, Waiving the Grounds of Inadmissibility for Immigrants and Non-immigrants, Address at a meeting of the Chicago Bar Association Immigration and Nationality Law Committee (January 23, 2004). 


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